The president of the Generalitat, Artur Mas, gave to the master artisan Albert Blancafort the Catalonia National Crafts Award due to his excellence in the trade internationally recognized, his investigational labour, his continuous innovation and his activism for spreading the organ in the society. Along with him, Annie Michie and Miriam Ponsa received special mentions.
This first edition of the National Crafts Award of the Generalitat de Cataluña gave other four awards. The best Artisan Brand Award for the Estudio Estellers SCP i Joan López Joiers Artesans SCP; the Innovation Award for Carless Casas i Sitjas; the Prestige Award for the Escola Massama Centre d’Art I Disseny, that was also awarded with the Promote Award for public entities in the National Crafts Awards convened by the Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Turismo; and the Restore Award for the Fundació Privada de l’Hospital de la Santa Creu I Sant Pau.
These awards pretend to recognize the excellence of artisans, entities and businesses that had stood up with their work and career path and had provide innovation and prestige elements to the sector.
Más información sobre Albert Blancafort en la entrada de Sibarita News sobre los PNA14.